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Setting up a Fitness Company

Updated: Sep 26, 2023


Setting up a Fitness Company | Bestar
Setting up a Fitness Company | Bestar

Setting up a Fitness Company


Fitness centres/gymnasiums are premises used for physical exercise and fitness activities.


Setting up a fitness company can be a rewarding experience, but it's important to be prepared for the challenges ahead. Here are some steps to follow:

  1. Define your niche. What type of fitness company do you want to start? Will you offer a variety of classes and services, or specialize in a particular area, such as yoga, Pilates, or personal training? Once you know your niche, you can start to develop a business plan.

  2. Create a business plan. Your business plan should outline your goals, target market, marketing strategy, and financial projections. It will also help you to secure funding for your business.

  3. Get the necessary permits and licenses. Depending on your location, you may need to obtain certain business licenses and permits in order to operate a fitness company. Be sure to check with your local government for more information.

  4. Find a location. If you're planning to open a physical fitness center, you'll need to find a suitable location. Consider factors such as visibility, accessibility, and parking.

  5. Purchase equipment. The type of equipment you need will depend on the type of fitness company you're starting. If you're offering a variety of classes, you'll need to invest in a variety of equipment.

  6. Hire staff. If you're planning to grow your business, you'll eventually need to hire staff. This may include personal trainers, class instructors, and front desk staff.

  7. Market your business. Once you're ready to open your doors, you need to start marketing your business. This may involve creating a website, developing social media accounts, and running advertising campaigns.

Here are some additional tips for setting up a successful fitness company:

  • Offer something unique. What sets your fitness company apart from the competition? This could be anything from a specialized class to a unique pricing model.

  • Focus on customer service. Make sure that your customers have a positive experience every time they visit your facility or take a class. This means providing friendly and helpful staff, clean and well-maintained facilities, and a variety of class options.

  • Build relationships with your customers. Get to know your customers and their fitness goals. This will help you to provide them with the best possible service and support.

  • Stay up-to-date on the latest trends. The fitness industry is constantly evolving, so it's important to stay up-to-date on the latest trends and technologies. This will help you to attract new customers and keep your existing customers engaged.

Setting up a fitness company can be a lot of work, but it can also be a very rewarding experience. By following the steps above, you can increase your chances of success.


Considerations for Property Use


Depending on the type of property you have in mind, you may need to apply for planning permission. Find out whether a fitness centre can be allowed at your property.


How Bestar can Help


Bestar can help you set up a fitness company in Singapore in a number of ways:

  • Company registration: Bestar can help you register your company in Singapore with the Accounting and Corporate Regulatory Authority (ACRA). This includes completing all of the necessary paperwork and submitting it to ACRA on your behalf.

  • Business setup: Bestar can also help you with other aspects of business setup, such as finding a suitable location, obtaining the necessary permits and licenses, and setting up your accounting system.

  • Software: Bestar's software suite can help you to manage your fitness business operations efficiently and effectively. This includes features such as online booking and scheduling, member management, class management, payment processing, and reporting and analytics.

In addition to the above, Bestar also has a team of experts who are familiar with the Singapore fitness industry. They can provide you with guidance and support on a variety of topics, such as:

  • Financial management: How will you track your income and expenses? How will you make sure that your business is profitable?

Overall, Bestar can be a valuable resource for fitness business owners in Singapore. We can help you with everything from company registration to software to financial management.


Here are some specific examples of how Bestar can help you set up a fitness company in Singapore:

  • Help you to develop a business plan: Bestar can help you to develop a business plan that outlines your goals, target market, marketing strategy, and financial projections. This will help you to secure funding for your business and to stay on track once you're up and running.

  • Help you to obtain the necessary permits and licenses: Bestar can help you to obtain the necessary permits and licenses to operate a fitness business in Singapore. This may include a business license, a gym license, and a public entertainment license.

  • Help you to set up your accounting system: Bestar can help you to set up an accounting system for your fitness business. This will help you to track your income and expenses and to make sure that your business is profitable.

  • Provide training on their software: Bestar can provide training on their software to you and your staff. This will help you to use the software effectively and to manage your fitness business efficiently.

If you're serious about setting up a successful fitness company in Singapore, Bestar is a great resource to have on your side. Contact us today!

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